Scholarships for Full-time Postgraduate Research in Innovative Learning Strategies & Technologies
National College of Ireland (NCI) is a learning and teaching institution, underpinned by research.
Guided by the principles of Access, Opportunity and Excellence, NCI is committed to delivering academic excellence in a learner-centred environment, with a curriculum that is responsive to the needs of business and the community.
Learn 3K is NCI’s Research Centre that is exploring how people learn and their ability to learn how to learn.
We are seeking motivated and creative scholars who will explore new technologies to enhance learning and the understanding of learning in the community, in the classroom and in the workplace.
The College is currently inviting applications for eight post-graduate research positions at Masters Level in the following areas:
Large-Scale Programme for Media-Literacy
Motivation in On-line Learning Environments
Curricula for Learning in Blended Learning Settings
Learning processes in the classroom, in the workplace and in the community
Motivation and scholastic achievements in NCI Learning Environment
Assessment in tutorial dialogues and online assessment techniques
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) applications in organisational learning as a tool for strategic change
The effectiveness of Problem Based Learning as a teaching strategy in executive education.
Five of the postgraduate research positions will be members of NCI’s School of Informatics and three will be based in the School of Business.
The scholars will be located in the Learn 3K Research Centre, but will work closely with faculty and learners in both the School of Business and School of Informatics.
Successful candidates will have a first or 2.1 Honours degree in Computer Science, Social Sciences, Business or related disciplines.
Duration: 24 months
Grant: €12,000 [year 1] - €12,400 [year 2] (Course fees paid)
Please send your application, including a CV and a cover letter to Dr Stephan Weibelzahl by Tuesday, September 26th.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Stephan Weibelzahl,
National College of Ireland,
Tel: +353 1 4498 579